Monday, December 29, 2008

a to z photo challenge

it's time for martha's a to z photo challenge and we're on the letter 's'. this is Shiprock, a 1700 foot high volcanic formation in the nw part of new mexico...and can be seen for miles and miles....






even from parts of southern colorado. it's never to late to play along...go find something that starts with 's', take a picture and head over to martha's place and leave a link!

i hope everyone had a blessed Christmas...and i wish all of you a Happy New Year!!

16 comments:

Julie said...

Oh I remember Shiprock when we were there. I thought it was so cool just sticking up like that. Great shots

Ramblings of a Villas Girl said...

Hi Gina! Wow. So beautiful. It must be impressive to see up close.

I hope you and your family had a wonderful Christmas. Wishing you and yours a Happy-Safe-Healthy New Year. Lisa

a corgi said...

what great pictures! I can see why they called it Shiprock!!!

happy new year!!!!!

betty

kbear's heart 2 said...

Happy New Year! i have yet to go there. part of my trip when i visit the 4corners this next year. thanks for sharing!~

MariesImages said...

MY friend want me to visit her in Colorado, was never there.Maybe someday soon. Love your shots!
Marie

Lisa said...

Shiprock looks huge in the picture so I cannot fathom how big it must be to see it in person.

Very nice, made me wish I was in the desert right now. ;)

Happy New Year!

Ann LRD said...

Cool shots getting closer and closer and then there is the ship sailing across the land! Reminds me a bit of Mount Ranier in Washington State. You see it for miles and when you get up to it. It is sitting on top of you as you look straight up and it is still miles away. Like Wow!

Ann

Natural Moments said...

I love the way you showed all the different view points of Shiprock and how each position creates a unique feeling to what is being focused upon.

Rocky Mtn. Girl said...

Wow, that is an amazing formation! It's so big and massive looking. I can't believe how far away it can be seen! Whoa!
Beautiful photos.

I hope you have a wonderful New Year as well....
((Hugs))
~Michele~
Mountain Retreat-Canada

Shellmo said...

Amazing formation - it does look like a ship out in the landscape.

Jeannette said...

I've been there Gina! We went to Bandolier NP then on to the Canyon de Chelley, it's near there as far as I remember, must've been nine years ago since I've been. I seem to remember it's near or on the way to Kayenta. I've got a few photos of it, yours are very impressive! Nice to see a place I've actually been to! Jeannette xx

lisaschaos said...

Awesome! We have a formation near us called shiprock but it's not that big I'm sure.

Martha said...

That is so cool Gina! I bet that was really something to see live! Sorry I haven't been by, I'll catch up sooner or later - the linking list will be up today. Hope your holidays were wonderful :-)

Linda :) said...

That is too cool!! Great choice! :)

Meg said...

I'd like to go here, too. Some of those of the shiprock looked like a shadow, didn't it? Wonderful shots.

Tami said...

Wonderful series of photos. Thanks for that.